The Toronto Argonauts 1966 Season

Toronto Argonauts 1966 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 2 0 4 89 80 W1 2-2-0
Regular Season 14 5 9 0 10 182 271 W2 4-2-0
    Home 7 3 4 0 6 131 132 W1 3-3-0
    Visitor 7 2 5 0 4 51 139 W2 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 9 3 6 0 6 95 151 W2 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 2 3 0 4 87 120 W1 2-3-0

Full 1966 League Standings

Lead/Trailed Record by Quarter

Home Visitor Total
Quarter Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record)
After 1st 1 (0-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (2-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 5 (1-4-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (2-1-0) 10 (3-7-0)
After 2nd 3 (2-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 5 (3-2-0) 2 (1-1-0) 7 (1-6-0)
After 3rd 2 (2-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 1 (1-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 3 (3-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 9 (0-9-0)
After 4th 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 9 (0-9-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Thu. July 14
HAM 27 @ TOR 41 W 20,617  
B
Wed. July 20
CGY 17 @ TOR 13 L 23,335  
B
Sat. July 23
TOR 7 @ EDM 9 L 7,500  
C
Wed. July 27
TOR 28 @ BC 27 W 23,103  
1
Fri. Aug. 5
HAM 18 @ TOR 8 L 28,594  
2
Fri. Aug. 12
MTL 17 @ TOR 6 L 24,139  
3
Sat. Aug. 20
TOR 10 @ HAM 23 L 22,261  
5
Tue. Aug. 30
TOR 0 @ OTT 24 L 20,137  
6
Mon. Sept. 5
TOR 8 @ CGY 13 L 20,000  
7
Sun. Sept. 11
EDM 14 @ TOR 34 W 21,685 CTV
8
Sun. Sept. 18
TOR 7 @ SSK 23 L 19,339  
9
Wed. Sept. 21
TOR 9 @ WPG 43 L 17,112 CTV
9
Sun. Sept. 25
BC 27 @ TOR 29 W 18,926 CTV
10
Sat. Oct. 1
OTT 17 @ TOR 8 L 20,786  
11
Mon. Oct. 10
TOR 9 @ MTL 8 W 14,000  
12
Sat. Oct. 15
MTL 27 @ TOR 11 L 16,000  
13
Sun. Oct. 23
OTT 12 @ TOR 35 W 16,064  
14
Sat. Oct. 29 2:00 PM
TOR 8 @ HAM 5 W 15,072 CBCE

Toronto Argonauts 1966 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.643 1-4-0 (5) 2-2-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.450 2-0-0 (2) 0-3-0 (3)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.643
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.500
Ottawa Rough Riders (3) 0.786
BC Lions (1) 0.313
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.406
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.406
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.594
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.531

Team Scoring

19661965 +/-
Average Combined Score 32.36 -7.14
Average Winning Score 23.00 +1.33
Average Losing Score 7.44 -4.19
Average Home Score 18.71 +3.86
Average Visitor Score 7.29 -5.43
Average Margin of Victory 9.80 +7.47
Average Margin of Loss 15.33 -0.48

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Toronto 8210 511667 291948 431457 131 (18.7)51 (7.3)182 (13.0)
Opponent 303060 132336 413677 485098 139 (19.9)132 (18.9)271 (19.4)

Coaches

Head Coach
  • Bob Shaw (Dec. 12, 1964 – March 22, 1967)

Toronto Argonauts 1966 Player Awards and Nominations

1966 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Marv Luster (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Bill Frank, Jr. (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Bobby Taylor (Team Nominee)

Toronto Argonauts 1966 All-Star Selections

2 All-Canadian Selections
T Bill Frank, Jr.
DHB Marv Luster
3 All-Division Selections
HB Dave Thelen
T Bill Frank, Jr.
DHB Marv Luster

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Toronto Argonauts 1966 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–2 (2)   Ross Nicholson (T) Western Ontario
2–2 (11)   Andy Szandiner (HB) Toronto
3–2 (20)   Ranny Parker (LB) Toronto
4–2 (29)   Bob Mason (E) Royal Military College
5–2 (37)   George McKenzie (T) St. Patrick's
6–2 (45)   Merv Daub (G) Queen's
7–2 (51)   Al Smith (E) Western Ontario
7–3 (52) [BC] David Dalton (HB) Carleton
8–2   Pass
9–2   Pass
10–2   Pass

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